This weekend's live music picks: go Florida!

Lots of concerts to pick and choose from this February 20-22 weekend (for a complete list, click here), but if you haven't already made concrete plans, why not show some support to the local and regional acts who always work extra hard for your lovin'? Here are highlights from the Florida band concert calendar:

Friday, Feb. 20 Grey Market w/Palantine/Spellbinder/Lush Progress/Magic Shoppe An appealing local bill headed up by drums-and-guitar duo GreyMarket, which produces driving alt-rock with dark waves of drama and electro flourishes. Palantine brings the crunch, Spellbinder the ’70s prog-metal vocals and riffs, Lush Progress the classy symphonics, and Magic Shoppe the psychedelic funk. State Theatre, St. Petersburg.

Friday, Feb. 20 Buffalo Strange, Ringside Cafe, St. Petersburg.

Friday, Feb. 20 Thomas Wynn & the Believers w/Have Gun Will Travel/The Takers/Lauris Vidal/Experimental Pilot Tampa Bay is more known for its Americana acts than Orlando is, but Thomas Wynn comes over from O-Town with a satchel full of rugged tunes and a penchant for Southern rock. The guy is good. He’s joined by a bevy of Bay area acts that will make for a strong bill. New World Brewery, Ybor City (write-up by Eric Snider).

Saturday, Feb. 21 Giddy-up, Helicopter CD Release Party. Czar, Ybor City.

Saturday, Feb.  21 Rachel Goodrich w/The JeanMarie/The Wedding Party. Rachel Goodrich is a quirky South Florida indie-pop multi-instrumentalist/songwriter whose rich foxy voice is set against songs pondering halos and demons and stars and nighttime adventures and whatever other delightful topics tickle her fancy. New World Brewery, Tampa. (Goodrich pictured above; photo by Yvette Labov.)

Saturday, Feb. 21 The Sheaks w/Gino and the Goons/Steady State/The Fuzz. Flannagans Pub, St. Petersburg.

Saturday, Feb. 21 Lorna Bracewell. Grand Central Peddler's Fair, Grand Central District, St. Petersburg

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